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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence in Rural Chinese Men
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Published Online: 1 Jul 2009

Alcohol abuse and dependence are no longer uncommon disorders among rural men in China. Unlike most western reports, alcohol dependence shows higher prevalence than abuse. There are significant differences in the prevalence of alcohol use disorders and the socio-demographic profile of affected individuals in the 2 different regions of the country.

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